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The latest News and Information on Project Management, Methodologies, Productivity and Tools.

The crucial link between employee engagement and retention

To improve things in the modern business environment, it’s important to understand what motivates and keeps employees. Companies can’t say enough about how important it is to have employees who are driven and dedicated to the business’s success, especially when it comes to new ideas and competition. This blog post discusses why employee engagement is important, how it affects retention, and gives businesses useful tips for making their staff loyal and helpful.

Zoom workplace AI revolutionizes team collaboration

With the launch of its AI-powered platform, Zoom Workplace, Zoom Video Communications has made a significant advancement in the rapidly changing field of digital workspaces. Together with updates to the AI Companion, this platform seeks to transform teamwork through increased output, smoother connections, and more flexible work arrangements. Here’s a closer look at how Zoom is changing the way people collaborate in contemporary offices.

Partner testimonial - How is BigIn making the most out of Zoho Projects

BigIn, a software company from Vietnam, has been a reliant partner of Zoho for the last two years. Watch Minh from BigIn as he shares insights about how his teams and customers employ Zoho Projects for small and large scale industries, and how enterprise companies in Vietnam largely benefit from its features, while also offering a glimpse of his personal favourite feature!

30-60-90 day plan for new hires (template and examples)

A 30-60-90 day plan outlines the first 90 days of a new team member’s employment and familiarizes them with company policies, teamwork, and goals. This action plan helps your team members check off essential items as they adjust to their new work environment. In this piece, we’ll outline the key components of a 30-60-90 day plan and explain why having one is beneficial.

20 defining characteristics of high-potential employees

Finding and developing high-potential employees (HiPos) has become critical for businesses hoping to maintain growth and competitiveness in the fast-paced world of modern business. In addition to being top achievers, high-potential employees are those who possess the skills, drive, and dedication necessary to succeed in leadership roles within a business.

The evolution of work: Embracing remote work in digital agencies

The job landscape is changing significantly, especially in digital firms. It’s not as sudden as some may believe that the trend toward remote work, which gained significant traction in 2020, is happening. According to data from the ONS cited by Quotezone, just 4.7% of UK employees worked from home prior to the pandemic. By 2023, that number had skyrocketed to 44%, with 16% of these workers doing so permanently.

New in Basecamp: References

Now in Basecamp, linking to a message, to-do, card, event, document, or file automatically creates a Reference, instantly tying related things together. Simply copy the URL of the Basecamp item you're linking and paste it into your message, comment, chat, or ping. References appear in a separate tab alongside comments. Of course, you only see References from projects and conversations that you can access.

3 Keys to Capacity Management (& How to Talk About Them) w/ Amber Kemmis

How can you balance your agency’s workload in a way that benefits both the productivity and health of your team? Amber Kemmis, COO of Instrumental Group and Remote Culture Advisor at CULTURISH, joins the podcast to talk about the key components of capacity management for agencies of all sizes: revenue management, time estimates, and individual capacity assessments. Drawing on her experience within multiple agencies of different sizes, she shares a unique approach to leveraging all three of these data points when analyzing your team’s capacity within the agency.

The evolution of business software: A detailed look at present problems and future outlook

If you're reading this blog post, regardless of your job title, you’re probably using a ton of SaaS tools to optimize your business operations. In fact, it isn’t an understatement to say that the SaaS model has become somewhat of a cornerstone for many businesses worldwide. According to Gartner, despite significant layoffs in the tech industry over the last year, IT spends are showing no signs of slowing down.

Predicting business expenses: How to forecast accounts payable

No matter what type of business you run, you can’t do it successfully without having a handle on your cash flow. At least not for very long. One of the troublesome parts of dealing with balance sheets and working capital is that expenses are unpredictable, especially if your organization is in a growth phase. Your day-to-day expenses don’t occur evenly, and even if they did, bills don’t come in or come due at even increments.